Changes in the in the scope of control of substances – WHO recommends rescheduling of GHB

WHO recommends GHB rescheduled from schedule 4 to 2 in the 1971 convention. Under UN conventions, GHB  was placed in schedule 4, the expert committee found evidence of dependence and withdrawal.
Used as a medicine in only a small number some countries for a number of rare medical conditions. It is used in the production in a wide variety of industrial products.

Vote:
41 votes in favour.
Austria- only country against vote
Abstentions: None

GHB successfully rescheduled.

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